Hours per week: 32.5 per week, term time only
Contract type: Permanent
Tile Cross Academy
Telephone number: 0121 566 6440
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Required from January 2024 or sooner.
Tile Cross Academy is a small and caring 11-16 mixed comprehensive school that was created on 1 May 2017 and is part of Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust and are proud winners of ‘School of the Year’ 2020.
We are part of Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust, welcoming students from 11 years old to 16 years old, providing a standard of academic excellence for secondary and education. We are very proud of the positive learning experience offered to our students and the support available to ensure they achieve their full potential.
We are looking for a Higher-Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) who:
- will have a sound knowledge of child development, the curriculum and supporting children with special educational needs has experience of working in a school environment and has experience of working with students in KS3 and/or KS4 is a qualified Practitioner with qualifications such as a Level 3 for Teaching Assistant or equivalent has proven skills that will contribute to student progress is a reflective and flexible practitioner is committed to developing personalised learning approaches for students will contribute to the development of the school and the Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust in raising standards
In return, we will offer you:
- a collaborative and inclusive culture, where team members will upskill you and give you regular opportunities to learn from each other in a safe and collaborative environment an opportunity to undertake structured CPD via access to the National College online CPD platform and/or apprenticeships such as [the CIPD or Coaching via our Apprenticeship Levy-amend examples based on roles] access to Career Pathways and Pledge to help you plan for and make your goals a reality via our Professional Growth and Performance process a wellbeing culture, with paid and unpaid time off to support life events via our Life Leave Policy, access to a Wellbeing Champion and the opportunity to participate in our annual staff wellbeing survey with Edurio, so we know and can respond to views access to 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), which includes confidential counselling, access to wellbeing advice and a lifestyle app called “My Possible Self” access to a suite of supportive policies, such as Life Leave, Wellbeing, Career Break and Family Friendly access to a generous pension scheme known as the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) access to a comprehensive employee rewards package including Long Service Awards, Employee Referral Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and contribution to glasses and eye-sight tests for eligible display screen users opportunity to be part of key Trust-wide collaborative groups such as the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI working group) and Wellbeing working groups, including menopause support and neurodiversity support generous annual leave entitlement based on length of service, starting at 30 days pro-rata, rising to 33 at 5 years’ plus service and 35 following 10 years’ plus service. This excludes an additional 2-week paid compulsory closure at Christmas, for which additional days’ leave are gained onsite parking at all schools
Informal conversations are warmly welcomed.
NB CVs will not be accepted.
Tile Cross Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.
We value our people and are dedicated to making sure that everybody feels empowered to bring their authentic self to work. We have an outstanding opportunity to work at Tile Cross Academy as a Higher Learning Teaching Assistant.
We promise to treat all candidates fairly, consistently and with respect throughout the application, assessment, and selection process.
We are also “happy to talk flexible working” subject to the operational requirements of the role.
This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.
Closing Date: 27 November 2023, 9:00am
Please apply online
Tile Cross Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.
Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.
Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.
An online search will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.